**International Women’s Day Centenary of Votes for Women – What Have We Achieved? Sun March 11 Maidenhead


Soroptimist International of Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead, Thames Valley and High Wycombe and District Clubs are hosting an event to mark International Women’s Day and the centenary of votes for (some) women in the UK. 

The flyer for the event is available to download here: IWD2018Flyer

Sunday 11th March 2018, 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. in the Desborough Suite, Maidenhead Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead, SL6 1RF

Theme: “What Have We Achieved?”

Speakers include:

  • Irene Cockroft, Writer/lecturer and expert on women’s suffrage (Irene is pictured here and more information about Irene is available here www.sigbi.org/london-chilterns/iwd2018/ )
  • Sarbjit Athwal, Founder of  the charity True Honour, dealing with honour-based violence
  • Dr Rowan Hillson MBE, former National Clinical Director for Diabetes – on women’s achievements in Medicine
  • Liz Beckmann, an Electrical and Electronics Engineer  – on women’s achievements in Engineering

 Adults £5, Students £2 (includes light refreshments)

 Please book your place by 7 March – email: maidenheadiwd2018@gmail.com or download the booking form in the invitation below.

A letter of invitation is available to download here – this includes more information about the event and details for those who may wish to have a display at the event: IWD2018Invitation